OSHA Training in Iowa

OSHA Training in Iowa

The State of Iowa operates a State OSHA Program (IOSHA). The Iowa Division of Labor Services, Iowa Occupational Safety and Health Act was passed by the Iowa Legislature and signed by the Governor on April 20, 1972. On July 20, 1973, the Assistant Secretary published a notice granting initial approval of the Iowa Plan as a developmental plan. On September 14, 1976, the Assistant Secretary certified that Iowa had satisfactorily completed all development steps. The Iowa plan was granted final approval on July 2, 1985.

Regulations and Standards

Iowa has a limited number of state-specific standards. A list of these standards is provided below, and they can be viewed on the IOSHA website.

IOSHA Administrative Rules (875)

  • Chapter 29 - Sanitation and Shelter Rules for Railroad Employees
  • Chapter 110 - Hazardous Chemical Risks Right to Know - General Provisions
  • Chapter 130 - Community Right to Know
  • Chapter 140 - Public Safety/Emergency Response Right to Know
  • Chapter 155 - Asbestos Removal and Encapsulation

Iowa OSHA follows federal OSHA's Compliance Letters (CPLs), Memos, Instructions and Directives as guidelines to provide assistance to compliance officers, employers and employees on the enforcement of OSHA standards. Most federal CPLs are adopted by Iowa OSHA. A listing of CPLs that have been developed and adopted by Iowa OSHA as "equally effective as" federal OSHA can be found on the IOSHA website.

Jurisdiction

The Iowa State Plan applies to all public and private sector places of employment in the State with the exception of private sector maritime activities; marine terminals; longshoring; federal government-owned, contractor-operated military/munitions facilities; bridge construction projects spanning the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers between Iowa and other states; federal government employers and employees; and the United States Postal Service; which are subject to Federal OSHA jurisdiction. The U.S. Department of Labor, Employment Standards Administration exercises jurisdiction with respect to field sanitation and temporary labor camps.

Iowa OSHA Information

Iowa Occupational Safety and Health Enforcement is responsible for the enforcement of Iowa's Occupational Safety and Health Standards.

Iowa Division of Labor Services
1000 E Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50319
(515) 242-5870 or 
1-800-562-4692

The OSHA National Emergency Hotline Telephone number is 1-800-321-OSHA.


  
Other Resources

State of Iowa OSHA Poster

OSHA Training Requirements for 1910 General Industry

OSHA Training Requirements for 1926 Construction

 

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Disclaimer
This information was obtained from the Federal OSHA website. OSHA Training Services Inc. makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate and up to date, but changes in state law and procedures affecting the information on this page are beyond our control. Contact state program staff directly to verify important information.

 

 

 

 

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